The indestructible man with a death wish. The girl who wants to save the world. It begins here!

The Lion & The Unicorn, heroes of an epic urban sci-fantasy adventure series set in an alternate reality of kings, corporations and psychic terror. Click to read the comic for free or scroll down to get deeper into the alternate reality.

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The City of The Beast // Book 1 // 1915 // Degenerate

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An Occult Noir thriller set against the backdrop of rising mistrust and threatened freedom Mood: Chaos battles Order for the soul of a nation Theme: Modern vs. Tradition // Resistance vs. Oppression // Change // Water On the streets of the city of light fear is spreading. People are disappearing and no one can be trusted. The Order is rising it has agents everywhere, even in your home, your family. But there is hope if you can find the Haus. Here new ideas and new ways of thinking are being developed that stand in direct opposition to the fearful oppression...

The Story So Far – Part 2

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"Whatever happened to Thamesis?" is a question I am sometimes asked by a rare, few individuals - Connoisseurs of digital graphic fiction from the latter half of the naughties. Thamesis, for the rest of you, was the name of the 6 part 'digi-comics' series released in 2007. It was the prototype for The Lion & The Unicorn you know today and this is the story of it's rise and fall. But before Thamesis, back in 2004 Albion Rising was the umbrella title I was labouring under (as told in The Story So Far - Part 1). The story of The Lion...

Of Fathers, Lions & Kings

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Where do you get your ideas from? Who are your characters based on? Are the most common questions I am asked about The Lion & The Unicorn. Or perhaps more accurately people like to offer their suggestions as to what they think my inspirations might have been. When it comes to The Lion, the most popular character for this guessing game, Marv from Sin City is the most common, but Herman Munster is by far the best I’ve heard to date. The Lion is undoubtedly influenced by characters from the cult-ure I’ve grown up consuming - I’d actually put him...

Welcome to The City of The Beast

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For the first time ever, this year The City of Berlin is giving a stipend – a grant – to make comics. So rather than just go with something I'd already made I thought I'd use the deadline to force myself to progress an idea I'd wanted to develop since moving to Berlin - the addition of the city to the alternate reality timeline of The Lion & The Unicorn Welcome - to the City of The Beast. The City of The Beast (TCTB) would see Berlin added to the map and timeline of The Lion & The Unicorn story world....
 

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